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Public and Charter School Funding creates disparities, say Chicago advocates

“changing classes” by reallyboring is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Featured photo by Eric Allix Rogers, via creative commons. By Tom Ackerman, Ale Hermosillo, and Joanna Nevarez  Each year, more students enroll in public charter schools and leave their public schools behind – both nationally and in Chicago.  Communities are impacted as more options areContinue reading “Public and Charter School Funding creates disparities, say Chicago advocates”

What To Know About COVID-19

By: Ale Hermosillo | March 16, 2020 The Coronavirus, also known as COVID- 19, is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China according to the Center for Disease Control andContinue reading “What To Know About COVID-19”

Asthma and Neighborhood Clinics in Chicago:

By: Ale Hermosillo / March 5, 2020 Asthma is a serious health concern for overly populated areas like Chicago. The constant use of motor vehicles, the industrialization, and human footprint all affect the quality of air we breathe. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology define asthma as, “Asthma is a chronic disease involvingContinue reading “Asthma and Neighborhood Clinics in Chicago:”

Fashion Nova’s Rise and Forever 21’s Downfall:

By: Ale Hermosillo / March 4, 2020 The technological advancing 21st century introduces a new level of online shopping. Throughout the United States and globally, online shopping has become the preferred method of shopping. In terms of trendy-popular shopping stores, Forever 21 was iconic within the fashion industry.  Business Insider evaluates the evolution of ForeverContinue reading “Fashion Nova’s Rise and Forever 21’s Downfall:”

Golden State Warriors Average Game Attendance: (2006-2019)

The Golden State Warriors are one of the most followed NBA teams in the league. Having won five NBA championship trophies, the team sees new fans every season as well as more commitment from the original fans. The Warriors saw inconsistent rates of attendance from 2006-2010. As seen in the graphic, in 2006/2007, the warriorsContinue reading “Golden State Warriors Average Game Attendance: (2006-2019)”

The Growing Attendance of Chicago’s Pride Parade

In 1985 the attendance rate for Chicago’s Pride Parade was estimated to be around 35,000 people. These attendance rates grew exponentially by 2013, which had about 1,000,000 people in attendance. Breaking all prior attendance rates, the Pride Parade saw its greatest success in 2013. That same year, the state of Illinois legalized gay marriage inContinue reading “The Growing Attendance of Chicago’s Pride Parade”

Quinn: Pensions Threat MAP Grant Program

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois. “This is so important toContinue reading “Quinn: Pensions Threat MAP Grant Program”